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British Columbia Historical Textbooks

The University of Victoria Libraries has a unique collection of textbooks used in British Columbia’s public schools since the province joined confederation in 1871. This historical textbooks collection includes books on a variety of school subjects including science, math, health, English and language arts, foreign languages, history, and social studies. With their large readership these textbooks have touched the lives of many citizens for nearly a century and a half. School textbooks pro...



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London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1954. 423 pages; 18 cm. BC Historical School Textbooks
Topics: English language, grammar
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Anderson, Marjorie, 1892-1954
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[Cambridge] : Houghton Mifflin, [1963], vii, 503 pages : frontispiece (facsimile), map ; 21 cm, BC Historical School Textbooks
Topics: English language Old English, ca. 450-1100, 450-1100 Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Bartholomew, J. G., 1860-1920 (John George)
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Item is an atlas . (48 , 23 pages : colour maps : 29 cm) Atlas contains physical and political maps . Includes index . Atlas has bookplate : Provincial Library & Archives , Victoria B.C. , Splendor Sine Occasu . A New Series of physical and political maps.
Topics: Atlas, Geography, Study, Teaching, Secondary, Elementary, Maps
With appendices containing foreign phrases and worse in English use pronunciation of proper names, abbreviations, British and metric weights and measures, Cassel and Company, Ltd., London, Toronto, Melbourne and Sydney, ninth edition, March 1934, printed in Great Britain by The Greycain Book Manufacturing Company Limited, Watford, 518 pages
Topics: english school dictionary, dictionary, englsih dictionary
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Smith, J. Hamblin
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by Bryce, Archibald Hamilton
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Revised & reset in newest type, Collin's Clear-type Press; London & Glasgow
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Toronto : Macmillan Co. of Canada Ltd., 1945.
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Brown, George Williams, 1894-1963
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Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Limited, 1950, c ©1942,   xi, 579 pages: illustrations; 20 cm, includes bibliographical referecnecs and index. “Authorized by the Protestant Committee of the Council of Education of the Province of Quebec”, revised and reprinted
Topics: Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Limited, 1950, c ©1942, xi, 579 pages: illustrations, 20...
Exercises in algebra. For fith book, Public school leaving, and primary classes, Teachers' Edition, 100 pages. School Helps Series
Topics: Teachers Teaching text-book, school exercise text-book, primary
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by H.S. Hall, M..A., and S.R. Knoght, B.A., M.B., CH.B
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by W.S. Avis, R.J. Gregg, C. J. Lovell, M.H. Scargill
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Based on the work of E.L. Thorndike and Clarence L. Barnhart, Special illustrations drawn by Aino Vesilind.
London and Glasgow, Collins' Clear-Type Press, numerous illustrations, includes sections; List of abbreviations, abbreviations explained and foreign words and phrases, alphabetically arranged, with English translations.
Topics: dictionary, english dictionary
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Buckley, Arabella and Robertson, W.J.
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Topics: Canada, History, Textbook
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Jeffers, J. Frith (James Frith), 1842-1917
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Intended for use by teachers . Includes bold type faced words for use in oral drill . Topics include : colonial exploration , colonial wars , and the political formation of Canada .
Topics: Canada, History, Study, Teaching, Secondary, Textbooks, Juvenile, Literature
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gammell, I. (Isaac), 1861?-1932
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With a British Columbia supplement (pages 297-319) . ; ' Prescribed by the Protestant Council of Public Instruction for use in the schools of Quebec . Authorized for use in the schools of British Columbia . Authorized for use in the schools of Manitoba. '
Topics: British Columbia, History, Juvenile, Literature, Canada, Politics, Government
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Anderson, Marjorie, 1892-1954
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[Cambridge] : Houghton Mifflin, [1963], vii, 503 pages : frontispiece (facsimile), map ; 21 cm, BC Historical School Textbooks,
Topics: English language Old English, ca. 450-1100, 450-1100 Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
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Toronto : Macmillans in Canada ; Ryerson Press, 1935, x, 411 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm, text txt rdacontent, unmediated rdamedia, volume nc rdacarrier, "28th printing, March, 1950", A series of 6 books were published, "Authorized in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland"--Title page, BC Historical School Textbooks.
Topics: Reading comprehension, Readers (Elementary), English literature, Literature Collections, Readers...
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Bealey, Elsie Beatrice
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Toronto : Dent, [1956], ©1956, xii, 401 pages ; 21 cm, text txt rdacontent, unmediated rdamedia, volume, Includes index, BC Historical School Textbooks.
Topics: English language, Composition and exercises, grammar.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by C.O. Oakley
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Barnes & Noble, Inc., New York, College Outline Series, 276 pages.
Topics: Geometry, Historical text, school text-book.
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by Gordon, Dorothy, 1893-
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Illustrations by Alida Van R . Conover ; with a foreword by Dr . Ernest Schelling . Includes arrangements for voice with piano accompaniment . Includes brief introductions to the history of folk music and musical scores from England , Wales , Ireland , Scotland , France , Italy , Bohemia , Hungary , Germany , Russia , China , Japan , and the United States .
Topics: Songs, Folk songs, Children's songs
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by George Orwell
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A Fairy Story
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by Brown, George W.; Harman, Elenor; Jeanneret, Marsh
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gray, Williams. and Arbuthnot, May Hill
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by Smith, J. Hamblin (James Hamblin), 1829-1901; Kirkland, Thomas, 1835-1898, Scott, William, 1845
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Lawson, Maria, 1852-1945; Young, Rosalind Watson
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History section written by Maria Lawson . Geography section written by Rosalind Watson Young . Intended for use by school teachers , the book includes review questions for students . Topics include : the geography , exploration , fur-trade , settlement and formation of British Columbia .
Topics: British Columbia, Description, Travel, Juvenile, literature, History, Geography, Elementary
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London: MacMillan and Co., and New York, Toronto: The Copp Clark Co. Limited, Reprinted, Introduction on Plane Trigonometry.
Topic: Trigonometry school text-book
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by W.J. Gage & Company, Limited
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"Book is based on the excellent Geographies written by Alex. Everett Frye. The maps have been prepared under the supervision of G.M. Dawson, C.M.G., LL.D, FF.R.S., Head of the Geologcial Survey of Canada."--Page iv "Authorized by the Board of Educaiton for use in the Schools of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia."
Topics: Geography, Textbooks
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Robertson, W. J. (William John), b. 1846
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Chester W. New, Reginal G. Trotter
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Author, Chester W. New, Reginal G. Trotter, History 1500 to 1850, Part 1-1500-1850 and Part 2- since 1850, Contents, maps, 566 pages, index. Publisher: Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited.
Topics: History, world, 1500 to 1850.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Wrong, George McKinnon, 1860-1948
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by Smith, J. Hamblin (James Hamblin), 1829-1901
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Anstey, Arthur, 1724-1805
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Book intended for use by school students . Topics include the exploration , fur-trade and political formation of British Columbia .
Topics: British Columbia, History, Study, Teaching, Secondary, Juvenile, Literature
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by Jones, George M. (George Mallory),1873-1940
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Toronto : J.M. Dent, 1921, xiii, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Topic: English language Grammar Study and teaching History
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Percy Groom, 1865-1931
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by Mathurin Dondo
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Toronto; The Copp Clark Company, Limited 1930, Fraser and Squair Grammar Series, Part 1, 150 pages.
Topics: French, Historical Text, Historical-textbook, Language, Primary, School text-book.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by W.H. Van Der Smissen & W.H. Fraser
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Wrong, George M.; Martin, Chester; Sage, Walter N.
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press; Illustrated by C.W. Jefferys, Authorized by the department of Education for Manitoba; History of Canada; 377 pages
Topics: Canada, History, education for grades 7 and 8.
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by McLeod, Norman
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Toronto :  Copp Clark, 1941, 270 pages : illustrations ;  21 cm, "Authorized for Saskatchewan", Includes bibliographical references and index, BC Historical School Textbooks
Topics: English language, Grammar, Study and teaching.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Dickie, Donalda; Ricker, Belle; Tyner, Clara; Woodhead, T.W.; Palk, Helen
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Sixth Edition, 1953
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Book five. Toronto: W.J. Gage & Co., Limited. Thomas Nelson & Sons, Limited. 6th printing, 1941. 12 mo., 352 pp. Includes, stories, poems and illustrations, with 25 black and white drawings, by Walter J. Phillips, also, some fantasy illustrations. Color plates include reproduction from the paintings of Tom Thomson, Innis Fripp, C.W. Jefferys, W. Langdon Kihn and Cayley Robinson.   “Authorized for use in the Public Schools of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.”...
Topics: Readers (Primary), Readers (Elementary) and Readers (Publications).
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by John Butt
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Penguin Books, cover to cover 144 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Paul R. Rider
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Baldwin, Cleda M.
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Book 1 The Canadian Reading Development Series - Primary
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by Stevenson, O. J. (Orlando John), 1869-1950
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Lawson, Maria, 1852-1945
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by H.O. English, T.B Edwards, D.M Flather, W.C. Ozard, J. A. Spragge
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by West, Alfred S. (Alfred Slater), 1846-1932
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Cambridge : University Press, 1895, umediated, text.
Topic: English language and Grammar
Intended for use by teachers to prepare their students for Provincial examinations . Includes sample examination papers . Also includes definitions of mathematical , physical and political geography terms , and tables set up for quick reference .
Topics: Geography, Study, Teaching, Secondary, Jevenile, Literature, Textbooks, Examinations
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Duncan, David M. (David Merritt), 1870-1951
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Kathryn L. O'Brien, Marie Stela LaFrance, C. Meredith Jones
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Fred Davis Aldrich & Irving Laysander Foster
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Arranged for beginners in preparatory schools and colleges, Authors of "Foundations of French", from International Modern Languages series, Ginn and Company, 1903.
Topic: French text-book
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Frank, Maude Morrison, 1870-
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New York, Chicago, Longmans, Green, and Co., ©1915, vi, 290 pages ; 20 cm, BC Historical School Textbooks
Topics: English language, Composition and exercise, Gramar, Problems, exercises, etc.
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Practice Compendium Number for fourth and fifith year pupils, grades 4 and 5. Containing copies for study, grades standards, and space for recording the pupil's progress in handwriting. Published by The Clarke & Stuart Co., Ltd., Vancouver B.C., diagrams, figures, volume 4, 52 pages.
Topics: Writing, eduction, elementary school book, historical text
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gerald Durrell
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by W.H. Fraser and J. Squair
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Toronto: Rose Publishing Company, (Ltd.), 430 pages, school text book.
Topics: School nature study, lessons
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Stendhal
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W.J. Gage & Company, Toronto, Authorized for use in the schools of Quebec, Manitoba, British Columbia, North-west erritories, Exclusive use in the schools of Prince Edward Island, 225 pages.
Topic: School text-book
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by A.M. Kennedy
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Commerical Text Book Co., Toronto Canada, text book for simplifying the acquisitoin of correct spelling, pronunciation, and a knowledge of the meanings of the more difficult common words.
Topics: High School Canadian speller text-book, lessons, vocabulary.
London; Blackie & Son, Limited, Workbook with exercises with Part 1-3, Answers at end of book for all parts, 632 pages.
Topics: Historical Text, Historical Text-book, Arithmetic
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Samuel Hughes and Jas E. Denis
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Toronto : Macmillans in Canada : Ryerson Press, 1934, viii, 280 pages ; 20 cm, "Authorized by the Department of Education for use in the Public Schools of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.",  Bc Historical School Textbooks
Topics: Readers (Primary), Readers (Elementary) and Readers (Publications).
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Great Stories of Canada
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by Bartholomew, J. G. (John George), 1860-1920
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Royal atlas for Canadian schools, London: T. Nelson and sons,[1912?], 1 atlas (48, 23 pages):color illustrations, color maps; 29 cm, cartographic image, Relief shown by hachures, includes index, BC Historical School Textbooks
Topics: Atlases Canada, Geography Study and teaching, maps, world atlases
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Ira C. Davis, John Burnett, E. wayne Gross
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